Melissa Whitworth is a former beauty pageant and the wife of Andrew Whitworth a former American football offensive tackle who on March 15, announced his retirement after 16 seasons. Melissa was the 2003 Miss Lousiana champion.
A year before his retirement, Whitworth was named the 2021 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year at the 11th Annual NFL Honors. In 2022, he won his first Super Bowl in what would ultimately be his final game, after the Rams defeated his former team, the Cincinnati Bengals, 23–20 in Super Bowl LVI.
How old is Melissa Whitworth?
She was born on April 29, 1980, and is currently 41 years old, a year older than her husband, Whitworth who was born on December 12, 1981.
Melissa Whitworth Parents & Career
Melissa’s hometown is in Ruston, Lousiana. Her parents are Cindy Cooley Clark and Michael Earl Clark. As she grew up in Ruston, her husband was some miles away in West Monroe.
Melissa was the 2003 Miss Louisiana and also won the title as a teen ‘Miss Teen Louisana’ in 1998. After her career as a beauty pageant, she pursued a career in journalism and was featured in Cincinnati’s 2016 version of the reality TV show dancing with the stars. As a journalist, she has worked for renowned news networks including NBC10/Fox13 News in Monroe Louisiana. She and her husband are the founders of the Big Whitt 77 foundation which was established in 2009.
Melissa Whitworth & Andrew Whitworth
Andrew and his wife, Melissa met after Andrew’s second year in the NFL after he came home to Monroe during the offseason. The couple celebrated their marriage on March 14, 2006. Celebrating their anniversary 11th, Melissa wrote in a Tweet in 2021, “Happy 11th anniversary to this handsome hunk and fantastic dad.”
For almost two decades in marriage, the couple is blessed with four children. They are twins Sarah and Drew, Michael, and Katherine.
On Feb 17, 2022, Melissa celebrated her twin’s 11th birthday by sharing a photo of them holding the super Bowl trophy which was won by their dad’s team, the Los Angeles Rams. Mellisa wrote in the tweet, “Their 11th Birthday was EPIC @RamsNFL thanks for believing in an old man”
Their 11th Birthday.EPIC @RamsNFL thanks for believing in an old man?? pic.twitter.com/2RJ6MwjHIu
— Melissa Whitworth (@mrs_whit77) February 17, 2022
Melissa Whitworth Twitter
She has over 5k followers on Twitter where she cheers her husband as well as shares photos of her family. Her latest photo is of her children seated in a car on March 15.
— Melissa Whitworth (@mrs_whit77) March 15, 2022
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